Virginia Boy Critically Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver After Getting Off School Bus

A 9-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries when a pickup truck driver struck him and fled the scene. The hit-and-run pedestrian crash happened on the afternoon of September 23, 2021, at a school bus stop near the border of Henry and Pittsylvania counties in southwestern Virginia. State Police received calls about the collision at 3:39 pm….

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Report on The Amendments Made to Va Code § 46.2-924 And The Focus on Improving Safety For Pedestrians

The Virginia legislature has passed the bill HB 1705, which focuses on improving safety for pedestrians and requires motorists to stop and yield the right of way to them. This amendment to § 46.2-924 of the Code of Virginia explains the responsibilities of automobile drivers to halt and yield to pedestrians at: (a) marked crosswalks,…

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